Monday, September 17, 2018
A subway signal malfunctions just about every day
There were subway delays on all but one day during August 2018 because of signal problems, a Riders Alliance analysis released Sunday showed.
The Alliance said it reviewed MTA delay alerts for the month of August from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. They reported delays due to signal problems for every day except Aug. 23.
"It's just painful," said Joe Hetterly of Bay Ridge, about his commutes.
The Riders Alliance said signal delays caused problems on every subway line except the L, which has already received signal upgrades.
The analysis showed the worst delays were on the D and R lines.